Our New Site: Bringing User Centricity to Everything We Do

You’ve heard us talk a lot about our focus on our users lately. From Todd’s keynote at Oktane13 to our participation in the User-Centric IT consortium and the roll-out of Okta’s new user experience, it’s easy to see that we’re committed to making Okta a simple, easy-to-use service for our enterprise customers looking to securely connect their…

Why Your Boss Needs to Send You To #Oktane14

Maybe you attended Oktane13 last year. Maybe your IT department recently adopted Okta and you want to learn more about identity management. Or maybe you heard about last year's customer appreciation party. Whatever the reason, you’re interested in attending Okta’s second annual user conference, Oktane14, and we don’t blame you. Much like this…

Sales, Disruption and Roman Comparisons: A Day in the Life of Garrett Stanton

When we recently asked Garrett Stanton, Okta’s director of sales, to define Okta, his one word response was “Rome.” And not going to lie, we were a little confused by that answer. However, when Garrett gave his reasons -- drawing parallels between the opportunity and inspiration that characterized ancient Rome and the opportunity for identity in…

Xchanging: Overcoming the Identity Consolidation Challenge with Okta

As Whitehall Media rightly pointed out recently at its Identity Management conference, the ever-changing digital landscape we face today brings about an increasing amount of threats. And there’s little room for complacency in securing entry points and data assents – both in large enterprises and government. That’s why on a global scale, the IAM…

Microsoft When You Need It: Office 365 Rollout Recommendations

From writing a high school essay to creating a sales pitch deck, it feels like we’ve come of age with Microsoft Office. It’s that trusted friend you can always count on when you need to create a detailed chart or engaging presentation, and now with Microsoft’s productivity suite available in the cloud through Microsoft Office 365, it’s become even…

Gartner Catalyst Conference 2014: How to Do Business in a Digital World

We attended the Gartner Catalyst Conference in London a few weeks back. We’ve been regulars at the North America event for a few years (here's our recap of 2013), but this was the first full-size Catalyst event to take place in Europe. And with presentations from more Gartner analysts in one place than ever before – four tracks, 16 analysts and 40…

Making Identity Management "Business as Usual" Down Under: Thoughts on Our Expansion to Asia Pacific

There’s been a lot of coverage recently surrounding our $75 million Series E funding, however amidst the excitement, you may have missed that we also opened a brand new HQ in Sydney, Australia. This HQ gives us the flexibility to not only build a dynamic sales and technical office to service Australia and New Zealand, but also grow across Asia…

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